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botanical name:
Coprosma 'Rainbow Surprise'
Coprosma 'Rainbow Surprise' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Mirror plant
family:  Rubiaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.50m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: multicoloured
flower colour:
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -2°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Attractive small, compact evergreen shrub with glossy, ovate to obovate, green and cream variegated leaves, the older ones becoming pink and red tinted from autumn through to spring. Inconspicuous flowers.

cultivation:
Rather tender, needing a warm position or best grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse for winter protection. Moist, well drained, reasonably fertile neutral to slightly acid soil. Sun or part shade.

usage:
Border in mild locations or an excellent patio plant.

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